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VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification designed to demonstrate technical competency with VMware vSphere and related technologies.See More

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  • A history and timeline of big data

    Milestones that led to today's big data revolution -- from 1600s' statistical analysis to the first programmable computer in the 40s to the internet, Hadoop, IoT, AI and more.

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    Find out if you're a good fit for a career in cybersecurity, the kind of training required, how to start building IT security skills and the types of jobs available.

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) is a policy framework surrounding IT infrastructure security.

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Free machine learning course: Using ML algorithms, practices and patterns

This 13-lesson series offers an overview of machine learning and its applications for those hoping to break into the machine learning job market or ...

Do you have competitive data science key skills?

Data scientists should be familiar with a variety of programming languages, machine learning algorithms and databases and must be able to communicate...

4 AI career path trajectories for IT professionals

As the desire for AI and machine learning in-house skills skyrocket, those looking to break into the market have a variety of career path options, ...

3 in-demand AI skills that boost data scientists' development

AI encompasses a wide range of disciplines, from advanced math to application development, and building a strong AI team starts with incredibly ...

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    A cheat sheet is a quick look-up reference chart or set of simple, brief instructions. A template helps you for accomplish a specific task.

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    Effective IT and business management enables an organization to optimize resources and staffing, improve business processes and communication and enforce best practices.

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    IT project management includes overseeing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing and virtualization rollouts, business analytics and data management projects and implementing IT services.

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  • information governance

    Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and ...

  • enterprise document management (EDM)

    Enterprise document management (EDM) is a strategy for overseeing an organization's paper and electronic documents so they can be...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • PKI (public key infrastructure)

    PKI (public key infrastructure) is the underlying framework that enables entities -- users and servers -- to securely exchange ...

  • obfuscation

    Obfuscation means to make something difficult to understand.

  • dumpster diving

    Dumpster diving is looking for treasure in someone else's trash.

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  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

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  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

  • cloud testing

    Cloud testing is the process of using the cloud computing resources of a third-party service provider to test software ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

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